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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
928
Rank: 345th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,901
Rank: 245th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.2 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$96.9K
Rank: 396th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$104 This Provider
Avg $179

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Robert M. Rothbart
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,109
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

180
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,744an average of $16 per time performed $5,789
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
1,108
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

199
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$72,020an average of $65 per time performed $14,548
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
292
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

214
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$56,940an average of $195 per time performed $19,944
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
284
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

223
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,897an average of $42 per time performed $1,769
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
244
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

236
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,996an average of $209 per time performed $10,397
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
141
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

90
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$23,265an average of $165 per time performed $7,315
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
69
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

68
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,670an average of $430 per time performed $9,859
an average of $143 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0. 1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,730an average of $94 per time performed $2,438
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

55
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,524an average of $78 per time performed $595
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,944an average of $36 per time performed $494
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 26th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,820an average of $285 per time performed $4,991
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.92% of his services

12th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,200an average of $200 per time performed $2,003
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.92% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$360an average of $10 per time performed $159
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,425an average of $225 per time performed $2,475
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.77% of his services

15th 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,350an average of $145 per time performed $1,371
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg tracing and monitoring ×

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.72% of his services

16th 59th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200an average of $150 per time performed $806
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 46th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,260an average of $45 per time performed $286
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.69% of his services

18th 45th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,485an average of $55 per time performed $380
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.54% of his services

19th 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,195an average of $295 per time performed $2,458
an average of $117 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.44% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$170an average of $10 per time performed $75
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Interpretation and report of electrical activity of heart... +

Interpretation and report of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads ×

Service Code: 93042
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.44% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$442an average of $26 per time performed $87
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$720an average of $45 per time performed $170
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

23rd 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$770an average of $55 per time performed $206
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

24th 67th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,772an average of $198 per time performed $982
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 39th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,875an average of $375 per time performed $1,945
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.31% of his services

26th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,120an average of $260 per time performed $921
an average of $77 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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